The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 19 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 46 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.47% 2.51% 5.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.26% 14.81% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £355 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 54 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.28% 16.93% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 28 93
Average daily rate £400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -4 11 £380 +1.33% 2
Gloucester - 7 £400 - 2
Cirencester -4 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Tewkesbury - - - - 2
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 51 (82.26%) Java
2 41 (66.13%) Hibernate
3 40 (64.52%) SQL
4 32 (51.61%) JPA
5 31 (50.00%) XML
6 29 (46.77%) J2EE
7 28 (45.16%) HTML
7 28 (45.16%) Spring
8 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (41.94%) TDD
9 26 (41.94%) MVC
10 24 (38.71%) BDD
11 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
12 22 (35.48%) Spring MVC
13 21 (33.87%) CSS
14 20 (32.26%) Finance
15 19 (30.65%) Scrum
15 19 (30.65%) JUnit
16 18 (29.03%) jQuery
17 17 (27.42%) Maven
17 17 (27.42%) SOAP
17 17 (27.42%) JBoss
18 15 (24.19%) Mule
18 15 (24.19%) JSF
18 15 (24.19%) REST
19 14 (22.58%) SoapUI
19 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
19 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
19 14 (22.58%) EJB 3.0
19 14 (22.58%) JAXB

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (27.42%) JBoss
2 15 (24.19%) Mule
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) LAN
1 1 (1.61%) WAN
1 1 (1.61%) VPN
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) JUnit
2 17 (27.42%) Maven
3 14 (22.58%) SoapUI
4 11 (17.74%) JIRA
5 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.68%) TestNG
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) Xcode
7 1 (1.61%) NUnit
7 1 (1.61%) MSTest
7 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
2 9 (14.52%) Electronics
2 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (88.71%) Developer
2 39 (62.90%) Java Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Senior Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 6 (9.68%) C++/Java Developer
7 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Java Consultant
11 1 (1.61%) Mobile Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) Hibernate
2 32 (51.61%) JPA
3 31 (50.00%) XML
4 29 (46.77%) J2EE
5 28 (45.16%) HTML
5 28 (45.16%) Spring
6 22 (35.48%) Spring MVC
7 21 (33.87%) CSS
8 18 (29.03%) jQuery
9 17 (27.42%) SOAP
10 15 (24.19%) JSF
10 15 (24.19%) REST
11 14 (22.58%) EJB
11 14 (22.58%) EJB 3.0
11 14 (22.58%) JAXB
12 13 (20.97%) .NET
13 11 (17.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (14.52%) XSLT
15 8 (12.90%) WCF
15 8 (12.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) DTV
2 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) TDD
2 26 (41.94%) MVC
3 24 (38.71%) BDD
4 19 (30.65%) Scrum
5 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (14.52%) Programme Management
6 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.68%) Workflow
7 6 (9.68%) OO
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.45%) UML
9 3 (4.84%) Time Management
10 2 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 51 (82.26%) Java
2 40 (64.52%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) C#
4 12 (19.35%) C++
5 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
6 8 (12.90%) Python
7 7 (11.29%) C
8 3 (4.84%) VB
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) VB6
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
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